Recent Examples of unplanned from the Web
Studies and surveys persistently show that almost half of Americans have not saved enough to cover a $1,000 unplanned emergency such as a hurricane evacuation.
Having the right nutrients is key to early development for a baby, and in this country, roughly half of all pregnancies are unplanned.
AC Milan director Massimiliano Mirabelli has admitted that the club's acquisition of former Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci was completely unplanned, and negotiations regarding his transfer were worked out very quickly.
This means regulators charged with making a risk-benefit calculation may conclude in some cases that unplanned pregnancies pose a greater hazard to women than the side effects of a new birth control product would.
Over the years, Stubbs survived a BB gun shooting, a dog attack, an unplanned trip on a garbage truck, and a fall into a fryer vat not in use at the time.
Medicaid pays for half of all births, including two-thirds of unplanned births.
For many, debris cleanup was an unplanned Father's Day activity on Sunday.
U.S. exporters absorb some of the financial toll of inefficient transport, with farmers on the Upper Mississippi or Illinois rivers receiving up to 21 cents less per bushel of corn in the event of unplanned closings of certain locks.
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First Known Use of unplanned
Synonymscasual, chance, fluky (also flukey), fortuitous, inadvertent, incidental, unintended, unintentional, accidental, unpremeditated, unwitting
Antonymscalculated, deliberate, intended, intentional, planned, premeditated, premeditative, prepense, set
Related Wordscoincidental; freak, odd; aimless, arbitrary, desultory, haphazard, random; uncertain, unexpected, unforeseeable, unforeseen; coerced, forced, involuntary; unconscious, unprompted
Near Antonymscertain, destined, expected, fixed, foreordained, foreseeable, foreseen, inevitable, predestined, predetermined, predictable, preordained, prescribed, sure; conscious, freewill, knowing, unforced, voluntary, volunteer, willful (or wilful)
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